Roger Ali, MBA, C.Dir., CFRE
Roger Ali is a respected leader among his peers with over twenty-five years of progressive non-profit leadership experience. Roger has delivered high impact results through strategy development, relationship building, and philanthropy. He is a mentor, presenter, and volunteer in addition to his professional leadership roles in the education and health care sectors across the Golden Horseshoe Region.
Roger was volunteering with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Golden Horseshoe Chapter since its inception; he initially joined the Board and chaired the education committee. Roger has been instrumental in growth and development of the chapter by way of increasing event revenues and growing chapter volunteers which went on to hold significant positions in the Golden Horseshoe area including President and Past-President.
Roger also showed tremendous personal dedication and commitment to AFP, as he was inducted to the AFP Leadership Society. In addition, Roger is a past board member with the AFP GTA Chapter and past chair of Congress in 2005. He has also served as Chair, Chapter Tool Kit committee and a member of the Strategic Planning Committee with AFP Global. Roger was one of the first Chamberlin Scholars to attend the AFP International Conference in the 1990s.
He is a frequent writer and has published several articles on Philanthropy and Leadership in local newspapers and other communication channels.
Beyond the Golden Horseshoe Chapter, Roger is now playing a pivotal role in advancing AFP in Canada through his participation on the Inaugural AFP Canada Board of Directors and is the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada Immediate Past Board Chair.
He is a proud resident of the Golden Horseshoe for the past thirty-three years.